This section contains Forest-scale planning documents including the Forest Land and Resource Management Plan (Forest Plan) which establishes the primary management direction for the entire forest. All projects and activities must be consistent with the Forest Plan. Additionally Wilderness Study Area assessments and watershed assessments are also contained here.
Montana Wilderness Study Act Areas on the BDNF
Sapphire and West Pioneer Wilderness Study Areas: This section contains the Report and Draft EIS for the Blue Joint and Sapphire Wilderness Study Areas and the Proposal and Report for the Mount Henry, Taylor-Hilgard and West Pioneer Montana Wilderness Study Areas. Additional documents specific to the Sapphire and West Pioneer WSAs only are posted along with the studies.
West Pioneers Wilderness Study Area
Sapphire Wilderness Study Area
Landscape and Watershed Assessments
Seymour, Sullivan, and Deep Creeks Watershed Assessment
2012, Wise River Ranger District
Fleecer Mountains Watershed Assessment
2009, Butte and Wise River Ranger Districts
Birch Willow Lost Watershed Assessment
2008, Dillon Ranger District
East Deerlodge Valley Landscape Assessment
2008, Pintler Ranger District